Quotes by Robert F. Kennedy

Robert Francis Kennedy was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Elections remind us not only of the rights but the responsibilities of citizenship in a democracy.

Robert F. Kennedy
 
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Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

Robert F. Kennedy
 
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The glory of justice and the majesty of law are created not just by the Constitution - nor by the courts - nor by the officers of the law - nor by the lawyers - but by the men and women who constitute our society - who are the protectors of the law as they are themselves protected by the law.

Robert F. Kennedy
 
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Some men see things as they are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were, and ask why not.

Robert F. Kennedy
 
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Only those who dare to fail greatly can achieve greatly.

Ambition, Courage, RiskRobert F. Kennedy
 
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